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The School of Life

There’s no substitute for the school of life. Everyone is enrolled, like it or…


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Life is Rich

We’ve all heard the maxim, “The best things in life are free.” It’s true. But…


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The Passion for Planes, Paintings, and Pets

  Passion. It sparks in radiant arcs when you discover it—or it discovers…


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The Space Between Life's Lessons

Some of you may have noticed a lag between posts recently, which may imply I’m…


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Into the Great Wide Now

MY FIRST PLANE, TAKEN AT AIR HARBOR AIRPORT, WHERE I LEARNED TO FLY. Flaps, one…


Looking outside a window, at the view of clouds and blue skies, from the inside of a prison cell

You Can't Soar from a Prison Cell

Imagine for a moment you're confined to a prison cell. It’s not the dark, dank…


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Airport Angel

Sometimes help not only comes when you least expect it, it can arrive in the…


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Cosmic Signposts

We all receive signs. Some of us just don’t notice. People call them different…


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Make the Leap - Part 2

When a caterpillar emerges from a chrysalis, does it know it has become a…


Goldfish flying out of a fishbowl

Make the Leap - Part 1

There is something you were meant to do. The fortunate among us know what that…